Dr. Andrea Glass, President

Andrea is incredibly proud to be a part of the Ephrata Performing Arts Center family and is committed to advocating for theater that matters in our community. She is currently a full-time instructor in Women and Gender Studies for the University of Delaware and is very involved in the Lancaster Community. She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from Penn State University, where she focused on gender and sexuality and urban culture and history. Andrea also holds a master’s degree from the University of Delaware in American History and Museum Studies, a master’s degree from Penn State University in American Studies, and bachelor’s degrees in Art History and American Studies from Penn State University. Andrea has lived in Lancaster for the past seventeen years, but is always traveling somewhere new. She has a diverse background that includes working for non-profits for over thirteen years, leading community efforts in economic development and social justice, and documenting cultural landscapes as a writer and photographer. Andrea is very passionate about accessibility and the arts, as well as using theater to showcase diverse voices and experiences.

Bob Checchia, Vice President


Douglas Smith, Treasurer


Liz Ackerman, Secretary


David Lyall

David is Principal and Design Team Leader, at David Lyall Home & Design.  A member of the Interior Design Society (IDS), David’s career in art and Interior Design spans over 25 years.  In addition to a home furnishings and décor showroom, David and his namesake company’s Interior Design team specialize in planning, developing, and implementing  customized commercial and residential interiors for clients thru-out Central Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic , and beyond. Ardent advocates for the adoption of senior animals thru local shelters, David, his partner Douglas, and their adopted rescue, Batdog, reside in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

David recently served as President of The Neighborhoods of Old Town Civic Association, and actively volunteers his time and services to the Lancaster/Lebanon chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

A champion of theatre and local arts, David is a 15 year patron of EPAC.  He marvels at the range of high quality talent and productions that continually grace the EPAC stage. He is proud to serve on the Ephrata Performing Arts Center Board of Directors, believes in the impact of live theatre, and looks forward to furthering the mission of Theatre That Matters.

Jennifer Duby

Jennifer is proud to be a part of our local theater. As Executive Vice President of locally owned Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty, Jennifer is committed to delivering the best that Lancaster County has to offer to clients moving into and around our area. Her professional career offers the opportunity to promote inclusivity in our communities, find ways to make living more affordable and enjoyable for those looking to call Lancaster County home and to support a variety of community service initiatives for local groups. Art has always been a part of Jennifer’s life and she never shies away from the opportunity to get creative. Her involvement with EPAC offers a new way to use that creativity and help to bring “Theater That Matters” to our community.

Sean Rigney

Sean was born in Johnstown, PA, grew up in Bowmansville, PA, until moving to Lititz to start 8th grade and graduated from Manheim Township in 2006. Growing up, he not only played multiple sports but also was active in music, playing the tenor saxophone, making District Band in 8th, 9th and 10th grade and District Jazz Band in 10th grade. Sean began his professional career with Fulton Bank in August of 2013 and has been in various positions within our consumer bank. From 2019-2023, he served on the Board of the Belmont Theater in York County and also served on the Marketing Committee giving me a good perspective on the structure and implementation in the industry.

Anthony Crerand

Anthony is the Regional Director of Operations for Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health. He oversees the daily operations of primary care physician practices as well as ambulatory, laboratory, physical therapy, imaging and other ancillary services and administrative functions for the health system. In his current role, Crerand partners with physician leaders and other senior executives to strategically plan for the addition of health care facilities and services across the community, with a particular focus on outreach to underserved populations. As of December, 2023, he is also serving in an interim role as Senior Director of Human Resources at Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health. After nearly 20 years in health care practice management, marketing and human resources in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Crerand has found his true passion in operations management and human resource collaboration. He is able to marry his business acumen with a servant leader mindset to provide access to health care services for all people. Crerand holds a BS in Business Administration and Pharmaceutical Marketing from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. He earned his MBA with a focus on Management and Finance from York College of Pennsylvania. He has previously served in a variety of roles on the boards of The Keystone Business Alliance, The Belmont Theatre and Leadership York.

Samantha Maston

Samantha has been in banking for 20 years and has been with Fulton Bank for 7 years. She started her career in a call center and moved to a branch position shortly after that. After working in multiple branch positions and through four bank mergers and two branch closings and multiple transfers, she came to work for Fulton Bank in July, 2016 in the BSA department. Prior to banking, Samantha had working in multiple retail sales and management positions over her career. She has attained a BS degree in Technical Management and had gone on to start her Master’s of Divinity before settling into her banking career.

Samantha transitioned publicly, socially, and in her career as a Transgender Woman in late 2020 and has since become the Co-Chair of Fulton Pride employee resource group and has been an advocate of LGBTQIA+ and Transgender rights since.

Steve Heffner

Mayor Ralph Mowen